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Mon Jul 27

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katiewa replied to the Tax Strategies board. 9:42 PM

Re: Credit card bonuses

As others have pointed out, most US schools charge a service fee for credit card use. However, University of British Columbia (Vancouver, BC) charges nothing for credit card use, and I'm getting about a 26% discount right now due to the exchange [more]

Thu Jul 9

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katiewa replied to the Buying or Selling a Home board. 10:47 AM

Re: choosing a neighborhood

Your kids are still pretty young, so I don't know how involved you are in the various discussions on education. Suffice it to say that the more involved you and your spouse are in your kids' educations, the more you understand the various issues and [more]

Sat May 23

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katiewa replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 3:53 PM

Re: Suggestions for outdoor tree platform repair?

Fire poles are very cool.

Kathleen

Tue May 5

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katiewa replied to the Tax Strategies board. 11:46 PM

Re: Rental morgage to pay off student loans

I agree that it's good for kids to work to help pay for school, but it's also important to recognize that school does seem to be more expensive than it was when I went (1976-1981). Furthermore, most scholarships won't consider you if your FAFSA [more]

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katiewa replied to the Tax Strategies board. 1:24 AM

Re: Rental morgage to pay off student loans

Not exactly a response to your question, but...

Keep in mind that, by their junior year, they could be eligible for scholarships through their college/department. Also tend to be considered for TA/lab assistant and residential adviser (RA) [more]

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